Celebrating our Nurses: Representing the Front Lines of Patient Care

“When you’re a nurse, you know that every day you will touch a life or a life will touch yours.” —Anonymous

This week is National Nurses Week. SurroundHealth would like to give a big shout out to all the nurses in our community for all the hard work they do in caring for and educating individuals in a variety of healthcare settings. The work you do is so important and we appreciate every single one of you!

Celebrating in typical SH fashion, we are sharing some resources for any nurse (or future nurse):

  • Nursing School HubKnow someone who is interested in a career in nursing? Here you will find quality information and advice about the best traditional schools, the top online nursing schools, careers in nursing, and more.
  • Article: Why Nurses Need to Share their KnowledgeNurses are the largest group of healthcare professionals and the largest group of health educators. Because of their prominent role, they’re often needed to interpret and share their vast knowledge. Find out what nurses can do to help share more effectively.
  • 3 Emphatic Listening Tips for Better Nursing CommunicationHow can you achieve better nursing communication by listening? Here are some tips from NurseTogether.com to help you listen to understand.
  • 8 important tips for nurses who are ready to make a career changeThe following articles can help lessen the stress of finding your new niche and help ease the transition by providing you the tools needed to determine where you want to go in nursing.

Need ideas on celebrating National Nurses Week? Take a look at these helpful suggestions from the American Nurses Association (ANA). There are ideas for advocacy, events, media outreach, and promotion.

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